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Court dissolves marriage for failure to pay dowry after 32 years


32-year-old marriage have been dissolved by the Customary Court sitting in Ekiti for failure of the husband, Okadipo Ogunlete to pay his wife, Adeola Falade’s dowry after 32 years of living together.

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The President of the Court, Mrs. Yemisi Ojo, dissolved the union on the grounds that Ogunleye beats Falade.

Delivering judgment, Ojo held that it is evident that no marriage exists between the parties but a mere cohabitation .

She ordered both parties to go their separate ways as they stand unmarried.

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”The petitioner is advised to build a cordial relationship with his five children. I advice the respondent to encourage all the children to spend holidays with their father in order to maintain the bond between the father and his children.

”The court orders the petitioner to be involved in his children’s lives by paying their school fees. Both parties are advised to maintain peace,” she said, adding that should any of the parties violate the order, the wrath of the law would be meted out against such a person.

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Earlier, the petitioner, Ogunleye, 61, and a mechanic, in his evidence state, that there is no marriage between him and the respondent but they have five children.

The petitioner told the court that while they were living together, he was fully responsible for the upkeep of the home and the children but since the respondent left with the children, he ceased to be responsible for their welfare.

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Ogunleye, however, prayed to the court for the dissolution of his association with the respondent and the same time, solicits for the custody of his fifth child.

Falade, 48, a public servant, denied the allegations.

”My husband beats me and chases after me. He also threatens to send me out of his house,” she said.


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